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Cereal Rye Seed
(Cold Hardy)
(Lb)

Mobilizes Excess Nitrogen

Item Number: SCN395

$1.29/Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$1.29/Lb

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

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Cold hardy cool season cover crop. Commonly planted cover crop grown across America. Multiple use cover crop, commonly combined with other legumes such as hairy vetch.

  • Application Rate: 90-160 lb/acre
  • Inoculant: NA
  • Plant Height: 5'-6'
  • Uses: Weed suppression, erosion control, nitrogen absorbing root system, straw, attracts beneficials, forage
  • Facts to Note: Pair with other nitrogen-fixing legumes. Can germinate in soil temperatures as low as 34°F. Seed from late summer to midfall in zones 3-7 and from fall to midwinter in zones 8 and higher. Mow or till early to minimize nitrogen tie-up.

Features

  • Adds Significant Organic Matter
  • Cold Hardy, Down to 25 °F
  • Easily Established
  • Germination in Soils < 45°F
  • Good for Forage/Hay
  • Good for Weed Competition
  • Helps Control Erosion
  • Loosens Heavy Soils
  • Provides Quick Growth
  • Somewhat Drought Tolerant
  • Tolerates Mowing/Grazing
  • Tolerates Poor Drainage

Characteristics

Sales Unit Lb Life Cycle Annual
Plant Height Tall, over 36" Planting Time Fall, Winter
Seed Variety Single
Sales Unit Lb
Life Cycle Annual
Plant Height Tall, over 36"
Planting Time Fall, Winter
Seed Variety Single

Useful Information

Planting & Growing Guide

Videos & Articles

Videos

Articles

June 29, 2010 - Sarah T
Recently, on our Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply Facebook page, there was a request made for more information about our cover crops. Being a newbie to the farming and gardening world, I was left… read more »
November 2, 2009 - Janice
Question: Hello, I’m starting an organic micro-farm in northern Indiana.  The first season is going to be the spring of 2010.  I’m wanting to plant a cover crop and a friend of mine that… read more »
September 21, 2009 - Autumn from Peaceful Valley
by Amber TIppett, PV Store Manager & Willow Hein, FreshmanFarmer &  PV employee “Cover Crop” is a general term referring to a crop grown to cover and protect the soil.  The term “Green… read more »

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Shipping Weight: 1.10 lbs. Dimensions: 8"L x 5"W x 1.5"H

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